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Slushing

A slang term for the practice of making informal loans at an exorbitantly high interest rate, especially if the lender is an individual rather than an institution. The term is most common in the U.S. Navy.
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Caption: Unpainted soft skins can now be produced by the familiar technology of injection molding in a little over 1 min, rather than waiting 4-5 min for slush molding.
Compared with its popular predecessor, the new VikingContact 7 offers a seven percent improvement in aquaplaning protection, six percent shorter braking distances in the wet, and four percent better handling properties on slush and ice.
Unlike traditional ice cream makers and slush makers, there are no bowls to freeze, no messy cleanup and no small parts to lose.
In 2015, Slush brought together nearly 16,000 participants, 1,700 startups, 800 investors and 630 well-known international media.
En 2015, SLUSH a reuni pres de 16000 participants, 1700 start-up, 800 investisseurs et 630 medias internationaux de renom.
From this positive atmosphere, our networking event called Slush was founded.
Entrepreneurship is a great way to do things differently," Ghita Wallin, responsible for marketing Slush said, "Slush and startups in Finland managed to change the mindset, creating growth in difficult economic times.
Slush Puppie will be responsible for all aspects of Fanta[R] Frozen, from the European launch all the way through to manufacturing products under license for The Coca-Cola Company to full supply chain and equipment installations.
Mr Merrigan and a colleague managed the [euro]5million slush fund intended to train and upskill low-paid workers which financed foreign trips to New York, Hong Kong and Australia.
As one of the main partners of Slush, Finnair is carrying participants to Helsinki for the organisation's annual flagship conference as well as helping Slush embark on a world tour to several Asian destinations.
Hewlett Packard's Russia subsidiary used millions of dollars in bribes from a secret slush fund to secure a lucrative government contract," principal deputy assistant attorney general Marshall Miller of the Justice Department's Criminal Division said in a release.
An Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) report of the incident focused on the state of the runway, how the airport assessed and reported it and the extent of contamination in the form of snow, slush or water-and, on finding that several sources gave differing definitions of criteria in runway state assessment, recommended the CAA publish a single definition.